A. Gilman Podcast

A. Gilman Story: Hydroponics to the People; Food for the Future with Abraham Àlvarez García

December 1, 2020

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Join Sarah and Gilman Alumnus Abraham Álvarez García on the newest episode of the A. Gilman Podcast! Come and hear about Abraham’s experience traveling to the Netherlands as a first-generation college student. Learn about how he took his knowledge and passions for environmental sustainability and vertical farming around Europe. Upon his return home, with the addition of his global experiential learning, he is helping to battle food insecurities and promote food education in his home state. 

Abraham Álvarez García is a Water Resources major at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a passion for vertical farming, renewable energy, and STEM mentorship. He was born in Mexico but grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He recently studied abroad in the Netherlands where he furthered his research in controlled environment agriculture. Abraham is also the co-creator of Hydroponics for Milwaukee.   

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